After four years of researching, writing and making oral presentations in high school forensics and debate competitions, Tani Washington has made history.
Former First Lady Michelle Obama kicked off her new podcast on Wednesday with a familiar guest — her husband, former President Obama.
Social media is buzzing in anticipation of Beyoncé’s new visual album, “Black Is King,” that premieres Thursday, July 31, on Disney+.
Rojai Fentress, arrested in 1996 on a murder charge when he was just 16 years old, woke up on July 1 at the Augusta Correctional Center as inmate No. 1038804.
O, The Oprah Magazine is ending its regular monthly print editions with the December issue after 20 years of publication.
In his first rally for his last-minute presidential campaign, rapper Kanye West ranted against abortion and pornography, argued policy with attendees and at one point broke down in tears during rambling remarks Sunday at a Charleston, S.C., wedding venue and ...
From growing up on Plantation Road in segregated Martinsville to co-founding a nonprofit striving to confront and heal the legacy of slavery and racism, the life of Martha Franck Rollins has been long, eventful and transformative — and it’s far ...
On Richmond’s Monument Avenue, the collection of towering statues honoring Confederate veterans was interrupted by one noticeably different: A monument to hometown tennis legend and human rights activist Arthur Ashe Jr.
The coronavirus can’t stop the show.
When a letter arrived from the Internal Revenue Service confirming that Shelby Brown McDowney’s newly formed organization, Mission From The Heart Foundation, received its nonprofit classification, it was like a ray of sunshine on a rainy day. “When I opened ...
In a bit more than two months, Richmond will have a new shelter and treatment center for women struggling with addiction and homelessness.
Two former players with Negro League Baseball will speak on a virtual panel as part of the Metropolitan Junior Baseball League’s annual Bobby Bonds Symposium.
Upheaval was in the air. Forget today.
The National Park Service is hosting a range of activities to celebrate the 156th birthday of Maggie L. Walker, the first African-American woman in the nation to charter a bank and become its president.
The Woodland Cemetery Volunteers are holding a work day this weekend at the historic African-American cemetery in honor of the birthday of the late Arthur Ashe Jr., who is buried there.